a aur rongn t t sn civil war could explode into a wider conflict. today secretary panetta saying the u.s. is helping jordan deal with tens of thousands of refugees out of syria and tsth reason we have our -- a group of our force there is working to help them build a headquarters the and to insure that we make the relationship betwe the united states andda a sg o twe c dth all of the possible consequences of what's happening in syria. >> activists say the civil war killed more than 30,000 people, many of them innocent men, women d cldre nn gin t ag tht d t u mitary deploy these forces in the country of jordan? >> bill, u.s. defense officials tell us several months ago, about 150 army special operations forces were sent to heornhe event that the syrian chemical and biological weapons were to fall into the wrong hands, they've been preparing for that eventualy. defense secretary pet refe t wveo ki th in the effort to monitor the cbw sites and try to determine how best to respond to y concerns in that area and miry operational capabilities in the event of any contingency there. >> the u.s.